Tour Opener: Back After 16 Years

Tour openers are unpredictable, they can be hit or miss–will the band dive head-first into the excitement of the tour or will they play it safe, focusing on the essentials to get their feet wet in order to have a good foundation to build off of? Last night fell somewhere in between and at points it […]


Phish at MSG: Recap

The four nights were laced with energy, jams, mostly tight playing, and a New Year’s Eve “gimmick” that deserves its spot on the shelf of really cool things Phish has done to celebrate a holiday. The run was a success.

One of the great parts about Phish, though, is nitpicking Phish, so without further adieu, let’s take a look at some of the things Phish did and didn’t do at MSG.


A Psychedelic Night at the Starlight

Phish returned to Kansas City’s Starlight Theatre for the second time ever to play a beautiful concert that had everyone dancing from start to finish. The first set was dotted with its own highlights before the band came out under the stars to play a nearly seamless second set full of jams that sound like they were plucked out of 1999 because of the tone, style, and the spacey-rock qualities of various jams.